Legends of the Gods
E. A. Wallis Budge


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Volume I: Legends of the Gods

Includes the Book of the Heavenly Cow, or The Legend of the Destruction of Mankind, an Ancient Egyptian text thought to have originated during the Amarna Period and, in part, describes the reasons for the imperfect state of the world in terms of humankind’s rebellion against the supreme sun god Ra.

Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was an English Egyptologist and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient Near East.

Includes fold out and 19 plates and illustrations.

Volume I: Legends of the Gods E. A. Wallis Budge, Began Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., 1912

First edition. Decimo. Rebound in blue cloth. Formerly belonging to the Theosophical Lending Library, Gloucester Place. Stamps to fly leaf, copyright and title pages. Line drawn in black pen marking text block. Book corners are foxed. Spine marked with decal.